The head is round so that we can change the direction of our thinking. (Francis Picabia)

International Conference on Raw Materials and Energy in a Circular and Low-Carbon Economy

  • 14-15 September 2017, Museum of Municipal Engineering, 15, Wawrzyńca St., Cracow.

"Transformation Towards a Green Economy" is the title of Klaus Fichters lecture on the International Conference on Raw Materials and Energy in a Circular and Low-Carbon Economy. More

A – Z of financing for green economy startups: an introduction to the options

  • 25.07.2017, 16 - 18 Uhr, Green Garage, EUREF Campus, Building 15a, Torgauer Str. 12-15 10829 Berlin

This event is for everyone interested in funding their clean-tech, green, sustainability startup and those looking to get a good introduction to the various financing are available to startups More

Startup Camp Berlin 2017

Green Startup Focus Camp at SCB17

  • April 2017, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep Institute organizes the green startup focus camp at Startup Camp Berlin 2017 (SCB17), focusing on the needs of early stage green startups. More

Energy Transition Award

Borderstep on the jury of the Start Up Energy Transition Award

  • March 2017, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep helped with the research in the run-up to the competition. Dr. Severin Beucker, founder of and partner in the Borderstep Institute, also brings scientific expertise in the field of energy to the jury. More

Roundtable: “Promoting Green Start-ups”

Part of the PAGE Ministerial Conference

  • 2017, Berlin, Germany

Promoting green start-ups: That is the title of a roundtable organized by Borderstep. The event is part of the PAGE Ministerial Conference "Inclusive and Sustainable Economies Powering the Sustainable Development Goals". More

Building a Global Cleantech Innovation Ecosystem

International Expert Workshop

  • 2014/2015, Berlin, Germany

Together with the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the Borderstep Institute established a forum and network on green innovation with the objective of bringing together leaders in this field from around the globe. More

Tour of Berlin’s Eco-Innovation Hotspots

Borderstep event at International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries”

  • 2014, Berlin, Germany

In January 2014, Borderstep created a side event at the International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries” which was organized by GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). More

Borderstep hosts economic development promoters from Brazil at EUREF Campus

  • 2013, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep and its cooperation partner Climate KIC welcomed a delegation representing the economic development organization SEBRAE from Brazil at the EUREF Campus. More

Borderstep News

New Article published in the Journal of Innovation Management 14.08.2017

With regard to a transition to a green economy the paper looks into technological, economical, organizational, user-specific and legal path dependencies. More

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research: new article now available 05.07.2017

Linda Bergset, Senior Researcher of Borderstep Institute, has published an article with the title „Green start-up finance – where do particular challenges lie?“ More

Sustainable business canvas now available in Spanish 02.06.2017

In cooperation with the University of Oldenburg, Borderstep developed the Sustainable Business Model Canvas. A detailed description of the concept is now available in German, English and also in Spanish. More